GitHub admits ‘significant mistakes were made’ in firing of Jewish employee

GitHub is admitting that a Jewish employee was fired in error and is offering him his job back. The news comes after the company hired an independent law firm to…

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Giving the hydrogen economy an acid test — ScienceDaily

A team of researchers led by the Institute of Applied Physics at the University of Tsukuba has demonstrated a method for producing acid-resistant catalysts by covering them with layers of…

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Signal is back after an outage that lasted more than 24 hours

After experiencing technical difficulties Friday, the Signal messaging app appears to be back up and running. The company tweeted Saturday night that it was “back,” although added that some users…

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Multi-fidelity approach also enables property prediction for disordered materials — ScienceDaily

Advancements in energy technologies, healthcare, semiconductors and food production all have one thing in common: they rely on developing new materials — new combinations of atoms — that have specific…

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Virgin Orbit set to try and send satellites to space for the first time

Virgin Orbit — the sister company of billionaire Richard Branson’s space tourism outfit Virgin Galactic — will try a second test of its small satellite-launching rocket later today, months after…

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Behind a Secret Deal Between Google and Facebook

The Wall Street Journal had reported on aspects of the draft complaint earlier. The swell of recent antitrust cases filed against Google and Facebook has cast a spotlight on lucrative…

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